Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
of his life behind bars, jerry sandusky speaks out. >> the former penn state assistant coach still says he didn't do it. it is tuesday, october 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good tuesday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris. sandusky released an audio tape on which he not only maintains his innocence he points the finger at his victims, the media, everyone else involved. >> he paints himself as a victim saying this was a vast conspiracy, kids, media, cops, amazing even before the hearing in a few hours, he is defiant until the end. not a lot of remorse for the victims in the case, the kids. >> zilch. >> amazing. amazing here. much more in a second. >>> first a look at some other stories we are following this half-hour. a surge big time for mitt romney. a new poll giving the republican candidate an edge over the president. one analyst says this is the first significant lead for romney this year. the wind is at his back for sure. after that horrible debate for the president last week. >> we see it could change on a dime. sure it will be
Oct 9, 2012 1:40am PDT
a moment. >>> also this half hour, judgment day for jerry sandusky. and we're hearing from the convicted child molester ahead of today's sentencing that could put him away for the rest of his life. he released this incredibly interesting statement. and again, not, no contrition, no guilt, pointing fingers and saying he still denies it, and it's all the result of a conspiracy against him. an amazing statement hours before he may get sentenced the rest of his life behind bars. >> he's going to go in front of the judge. some of the victims will go in front of the judge today. he faces anywhere from 10 years to 400 years. >> emotional day in court. hopefully some closure of some kind. >>> and then a free fall from the edge of space. the stage is set for one of the most daring feats in history today. a daredevil's 23-mile plunge from the stratosphere. it's going to take him 3 1/2 hours to get up there, just seconds to get down. >> amazing. talk about -- guts and courage and -- crazy. >> all of that rolled up in one. >> i don't get it. >>> also, together again? well, the signs all point to a k
Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
or birth certificate. some don't have that. >>> more legal drama in the jerry sandusky sex scandal at penn state. a former graduate assistant says he saw sandusky molesting a boy in the showers filed suit. mike mcqueary is seeking millions in damages he says he was defamed and misrepresented. >> a halloween costume created such a scare that the bomb squad had to be called in. a driver wearing a gas mask and camouflage jacket with an attached grenade was pulled over in san mateo, california. but, the man was not a terrorism. he actually works at a star that sells halloween costumes and is reared to wear his costume for work. now police confiscated his dummy grenade and cleared a half block. >> i knew it was going to attract people's attention, but i didn't thing they were going to go as far as to be worried and call 911. >> now his manager says he used poor judgment by driving to work wearing that costume here. he is duen court next month for possessing a fake grenade. so, interesting times. at lest people are keeping their eyes open and paying attention to their surroundings. that's good.